CENTER BASED

Step by Step provides an evidence based treatment program for youth with Autism.  Our Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) programming can be accessed by families a couple different ways.  We have been able to partner with several school districts to provide services at one of our two locations, but in some situations we provide our program inside the school itself.  We support kids as young as 3 years of age, and up to 18 years old.

Our program curriculum includes communication and social skills instruction imbedded directly into the student’s day, incorporating  instruction that is designed to improve both pre-academic and academic skills. Specific social skills deficits are identified through assessment and are taught using a combination of social stories, modeling and role play.

Individual behavior plans and/or group contingency behavior plans will be developed for reduction of challenging behavior and to promote motivation to learn. All Behavior Support Plans are developed by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) or BCBA students.

EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR

Many of the youth and families we serve and support require an “Extended School Year”.  Using and expanding on our Center Based Programming, Step by Step offers an extended school year program.  Sometime around the first of the year, Step by Step staff will start working with families and guardians to discuss treatment needs after the regular school year ends. Social Workers in our Center Based Programs will help connect families and guardians to funding options that will support this level of programming.

SUMMER DAY CAMPS

Step by Step offers a weekly themed summer day camp that is open to children in our community with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities.  We have developed fun programming for our campers and always assure that supports are available soeach child will have a wonderful and memorable experience.  Our 2017 camp runs from June 5, 2017 – August 4, 2017 (Closed July 3-7, 2017) and is open Monday – Friday 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Enrollment is open to the community, each year serving more and more children who do not access Step by Step for anything but this fun, filled weekly camps.  Register today!

OUTPATIENT BEHAVIORAL CLINIC

Step by Step is proud to serve Central Ohio and surrounding areas through the Outpatient Behavior Clinic (OBC). The OBC specializes in services to both Children and Adults with developmental, and intellectual disabilities.  The OBC has two Child Psychiatrists on staff to meet the unique treatment needs of children and we treat a full range of behavioral, emotional and educational issues that present in childhood and adolescence.

Our clinic provides integrated, evidenced based care including individual and parent oriented behavioral health counseling, psychological assessment, consultation services and pharmacological management that are tailored to the individual needs of each family.

VOCATIONAL SERVICES

Step by Step is a CARF accredited vocational provider, certified by the Department of Developmental Disabilities and  Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities.  As a part of Ohio’s Employment First initiative, Step by Step provides only community based programming like Job Discovery, Job Coaching, and Job Development services.  By building relationships with community business, Step by Step has created job opportunities for adults and transition age adolescents to have earnings at or above minimum wage.  We currently support a number of people while they are on the job, and many more who have transitioned out of needing our supports.

Contact Us Today To Enroll | 614-436-7837

Don’t wait! Enroll in one of our programs today.  Start making a difference in the lives of those you love.  Call Step by Step Academy and learn how we can start providing evidence based treatments.

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